JHRSS  Vol.9 No.4 , December 2021
Career Development and Challenges of Employees in the Petroleum Industry of Ghana: The Case Study of ENI
Abstract: This study examined training and development on the career development of employees of Ente Nationale Idrocarburi (ENI) and proposed counter-check measures to offset the deficits found. Guided by specific research objectives, the employees’ career development was evaluated by determining efficacy and the role of training programs on career development, the relationship between career growth and training opportunities, and measures that existed to improve career development. The study used a mixed research approach. Purposive and Random sampling was used to sample 82 respondents from ENI. Semi-structured interviews and questionnaires were used to gather primary data from both human resource respondents and employees respectively while secondary data was obtained directly from ENI for the data collection process. The data generally revealed that career development within ENI was quite effective but had small loopholes that needed to be addressed. Factors that made the career development initiative lacking included bias in selecting employees for training and unfavorable training policies.
Cite this paper: Prince Owusu, K. , Amina Abubakar, N. , Ocloo-Koffie, D. and Sarpong, R. (2021) Career Development and Challenges of Employees in the Petroleum Industry of Ghana: The Case Study of ENI. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 9, 640-653. doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2021.94041.

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